John Travolta's Former Lover Tells All

The list of men claiming to have at one time been John Travolta's gay lover continues to grow! Meet Doug Gotterba, a former pilot who claims the actor whisked him away on romantic rendezvous for six years.

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John Travolta gay rumors have a new name backing their validity. Doug Gotterba, who has identified himself to the National Enquirer as the star's ex-lover, has plenty to say about the actor's pre-Kelly Preston years.

Gotterba, a 62-year-old former pilot, claims he met John Travolta, now 58, in 1981 when the budding star interviewed for a pilot job.

"We flew into Monterey, Calif., and went up to the Highlands resort in Carmel," Gotterba said, recalling their first evening together. "We had a wonderful dinner with a fantastic bottle of merlot, and I got the sense I was being courted.

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“As we walked from the restaurant back to the room, John suddenly said, ‘Hey, would you like a massage?'

"I’d already prepared myself for something like that, so I said, 'Sure, why not'? I went back to his room, showered and came out wearing only a towel. John said, 'Okay, like down here on the bed.' He gave me a massage -- and it turned into something else!"

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Over the next six years John Travolta would allegedly whisk Gotterba away to romantic locations. Their relationship eventually came to a close, but the former lovers would meet once again in 1992, a year after the actor's marriage to actress Kelly Preston had begun.

"We were making small talk when suddenly, I blurted out, 'So, John, tell me. Now that you’re married, do you still prefer men – or women?' He looked me straight in the eye and said, 'Well, Doug, I still prefer men!' I said, ‘okay.’ And that’s the last time we saw each other."

Long-lost lovers, massages and unconfirmed allegations are all too frequently associated with John Travolta's name these days. Is this a case of where there are multiple sources of smoke there's fire? Or has the actor simply become a rumor victim, a prime target for selling tabloids?

What's your take on even more John Travolta gay gossip being spread?

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Comments on "John Travolta gay gossip from yet another ex-lover"

Jojo September 03, 2012 | 3:36 PM

Love John regardless ... Would be concerned for Kelley if she was unaware. Would be disappointed if people coming forward and telling untruths Just for their moment of fame. No matter what it is his life and personal business. I am sure John will take care

Maggie September 03, 2012 | 1:04 AM

So is anyone really surprised! Isn't every !

Cheryk September 02, 2012 | 3:33 PM

Whatever, I do feel for Kelly though... but like - she didn't know???

Kim September 02, 2012 | 10:32 AM

Who cares?

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